[K12OSN] Removing kpp and kopete

Brian Chivers brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk
Wed Sep 3 15:40:06 UTC 2008

Nils Breunese wrote:
> Moon wrote:
>> The GUI method:
>> You can use Yum Extender by selecting from the top menu bar: 
>> Applications ->
>> System Tools -> Yum Extender (requires the root password).
>> Then in the Yum Extender menu: select Packages-Installed next to the top
>> right center of the window, and input the package name you want to 
>> uninstall
>> in the search window just below, and then click on the magnifying 
>> glass icon
>> to the right.
>> If found, the installed package appears in the center window with a check
>> mark next to it. Simply uncheck and click on the Process Queue button 
>> on the
>> bottom right and follow the prompts to remove the package.
>> The Command Line method:
>> rpm -e kppp kopete
> Or 'yum remove kppp kopete' if you want dependencies taken care of. But 
> I believe the problem is that kppp and kopete are not individual 
> packages. They are probably part of some larger KDE package, but we 
> don't run KDE. You could run rpm -qf on the kopete and kppp binaries to 
> find out to what package they belong.
> Nils Breunese.
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I did a rpm -qf /usr/bin/kopete and this was the result


So I'm guessing it's part of the kdenetwork package (man I'm smart sometime *grin*)

Looking on this page http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/kde/kdenetwork.html it seems I 
can remove it without break too much :-)

Any thing I should check first ??


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